How to Apply

Contact

E-mail

914.395.2205

Application Requirements

  • Submit a brief one-page biographical sketch about your reading and writing life, no more than 300 words. Please include your name in the header.

  • Submit a writing sample that includes your name in the header of each page. For poetry, submit five to seven pages, one poem per page, sent in a single document. For prose, submit up to 12 pages, double-spaced.

  • (Optional) Financial assistance request: Submit a brief letter indicating why you are seeking financial assistance, as well as the level of assistance you are seeking. Please include your name in the header.

If you have questions, please e-mail summer@sarahlawrence.edu.

Fee Structure

Returning students New students
Application fee $30 $30
Tuition* $939 $1,105
Housing**

$368 (A/C)
$70 for additional night

$268 (non-A/C)
$50 for additional night

$368 (A/C)
$70 for additional night

$268 (non-A/C)
$50 for additional night

Meal plan

$270 (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

$245 (lunch and dinner only)

$270 (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

$245 (lunch and dinner only)

*We are happy to offer a 15 percent discount on tuition to any student who has previously attended the Summer Seminar for Writers.

**Housing is from June 17-22, with the option to stay the night of June 22 and depart the morning of June 23.